DC Startup Week 2020 DC Startup Week 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020

- EDT
DC Startup Week KickOFF*
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Anthony Millin
Anthony Millin
NEXT by Shulman Rodgers
Rachel Koretsky
Rachel Koretsky
upace, CEO and Founder

Join us to kick off DC Startup Week!

*ASL interpreting is being provided by Jeenie mobile video interpreting

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

- EDT
Series A & Beyond
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Anthony Millin
Anthony Millin
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Deepak Chhugani
Deepak Chhugani
Nuvocargo, Founder & CEO
Greg Merril
Greg Merril
Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Inc,, Co-founder and CEO
Mark Brenner
Mark Brenner
Wiss & Company, LLP
Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh, PhD
Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh, PhD
MEDA Angels, CoFounder & Managing Director

Just getting to the point of being ready to raise a Series A investment is no easy accomplishment, but that does not mean things get easier from this point on. Some sources say that only half of Seed Stage startups move on to raise a Series A. Join a panel featuring founders whom have successfully raised a Series A, Investors focused in the Series A landscape, and advisors whom work closely with countless start-ups raising money across the landscape.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

- EDT
Fundamentals of Fundraising Workshop
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Anthony Millin
Anthony Millin
NEXT by Shulman Rodgers

What are the keys to successfully raise outside money whether its friends and family, seed, angel or VC monies? No matter the stage of growth or the traction earned, the challenges facing the founding team are great!

Come learn the fundamentals of raising capital - both legal and strategic considerations! 

- EDT
Venture Capital: the Journey to VC Funding
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Anthony Millin
Anthony Millin
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Bob Balk
Bob Balk
Pier 70 Ventures, Co-Founder, Managing Director
John Keeling
John Keeling
The Motley Fool, Venture Partner & Senior Vice President, Business Development
Kirsten Brecht Baker
Kirsten Brecht Baker
Jeenie, CEO & Co-Founder
Shy Pahlevani
Shy Pahlevani
Hungry, Founder & President

Learn what you need to do today to be ready to engage with venture investors tomorrow. This panel of investors discusses: Investor profiles – when they invest and what they look for in prospective portfolio companies How to raise equity investment from seed, series A and beyond When to approach and engage with venture investors Fundraising strategies – how much to raise and when to raise Talent and governance Investment terms. Founder perspective on the process and much more!

Friday, September 18, 2020

- EDT
Increase Your Chances For Success: Choosing The Right Partners
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Anthony Millin
Anthony Millin
NEXT by Shulman Rodgers
Ghazenfer Mansoor
Ghazenfer Mansoor
Technology Rivers, CEO
Mark Brenner
Mark Brenner
Wiss & Company, LLP
Tanya Wagstaff
Tanya Wagstaff
Insperity, Business Performance Advisor

What are the core foundational services all startups need when launching: legal, accounting, insurance, healthcare, technology and more - and how do these needs change when growing and scaling? Given the failure rate for startups, learn how to increase your chances for success by choosing the right service partners and ensure you are covered from all legal and business perspectives.